A new authorized biography of Stax Soul Singer Mavis Staples has just been released.
Acclaimed music journalist Greg Kot had unprecedented and exclusive access to the star. 54 more words
Gospel/soul legend Mavis Staples released her most recent album, One True Vine, last summer, the singer’s second collaboration with Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, who produced the album and played all instruments except drums (handled by his son, Spencer). 98 more words
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Folk Festival says gospel singer Mavis Staples will perform in this year’s line-up.
Staples is the first act to be announced for the 2014 festival, which will take place from July 25 to July 27. 107 more words